Esther Rantzen and Benny Green , together with their guests in the studio, provide the incentive to face Monday morning once again as they discuss a topical issue or two. and interview some of the personalities who will be making the news in the forthcoming week.
Producer IAN R. GARDHOUSE
Music-hall comedians have often enquired where flies go in the wintertime, but today we ask the same question about slugs and snails. The winter is also a time when birds gather together in flocks - but why?
Answers to these questions, extracts from your letters, and another wildlife sound competition.
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
Reading your letters.
Entertainment Round-up: GORDON GOW reporting.
' Your Change, Signora - Five Sweets': RUTH BRANDON examines Italy's return to barter. With Love for Sophie: SUSAN NORTHCOTT describes how she lives with a personal grief, The Way of All Flesh (8) Editor WYN KNOWLES
A Kiss Before Dying by IRA LEVIN, abridged in ten parts by NEVILLE TELLER Read by William Roberts 1: Temptation
A young American gi, returning home in 1947 after the war with Japan, plans to marry someone with sufficient wealth to give him the kind of life he aspires to. To achieve his ambition he is prepared to be utterly ruthless.
Producer HARRY CATLIN
A shortened version of the prizewinning feature by PETER EVERETT
A kaleidoscopic impression of the life, thought and works of the painter, Stanley Spencer (1891-1959) freely based on the biography by MAURICE COLLIS , with Donald Pleasence as Stanley Spencer
' Sometimes when I pose for him he just arranges my limbs whichever way he wants them ... twisted, sensual ... All my nudes, he says, the ones he does of me. will come together, in Cookham Meadow, dotted about like recumbent cows, with lots of black crows in the foreground ' (PATRICIA)
Technical team: LEO FEORD
CEDRIC JOHNSON. JOCK FARRELL
LLOYD SILVERTHORNE, ENYD CLOWES Produced and directed by RICHARD WORTLEY (Repeat
This programme won the 1976 Imperial Tobacco Award for the best feature. Its author, Peter Everett , was also given the premier Gold Award for the most outstanding contribution to radio writing. The producer. Richard Wortley , was given the award for outstanding radio direction for this programme and the play On a Day in Summer in a Garden.
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